POLICE

  • Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar 10 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them. Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station. The...
  • Lucky Ali allegedly threatened by land mafia in Bengaluru over property dispute Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Claiming that his life is under threat by the land mafia, singer, composer Lucky Ali has approached the Bengaluru Police. He has filed two complaints after some men allegedly barged into his house with sickles and knives and threatened his staff. The reason for the threat is reportedly a...
  • UP: School principal beats nursery student to death in Bareilly Yesterday

    Bareilly: In a shocking news from Uttar Pradesh, a school principal allegedly beat a nursery student to death in Bareilly. The student's father had been unable to pay the school fees for the last two months. But according to the police, the boy was beaten up because he didn't do...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents 2 days ago

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety 2 days ago

    Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi listed the measures, including women's helpline, increase in PCR vans, taken to ensure safety of women. Bassi said, "We have increased the number of women's helpline, every police station has women constables, rape cases are investigated by women constables, self defense training is being given....
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety 2 days ago

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...
  • Keeping a close watch on Twitter, says Bengaluru Police probing Mehdi's account 3 days ago

    "There has been a message from Islamic State media talking about an operation supporting Mehdi in Bengaluru. We are giving it the importance it deserves," Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddi said. ...
  • Cyberabad Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women's safety 3 days ago

    Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand lists the steps taken by the department, including increase in CCTV cameras, more check posts, to ensure safety and security of women. Anand said, "Safety of women is of prime concern for which RTC buses have been introduced. There has been a check on private...
  • Mumbai Police to focus on gender sensitisation: Jt Commissioner 3 days ago

    Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vivek Phansalkar said there will be major reforms with focus on gender sensitisation. He said, "Communication is an area that we need to work on. Come 2015, we will be all out on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Police reforms is taking place....
  • UP: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath to attend proposed conversion ceremony in Aligarh, says nothing wrong in it 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Despite the Uttar Pradesh police not allowing the mass conversion ceremony being planned in Aligarh on December 25, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath had said he would attend the proposed ceremony. He said that there was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it willingly. "There...
  • Delhi Police to use DRDO Netra for street surveillance 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Netra, the light weight UAV fitted with night vision cameras, will be used by Delhi Police to patrol the streets of the national capital. The device has already been used by security agencies like BSF, CRPF for counter-insurgency activities while NDRF used it to search for survivors during...
  • Bengaluru: Rs 280 crore duped in online money fraud 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Approximately Rs 280 crore were duped from the people in Bengaluru in online money fraud. The police are hunting for Dhamodar Reddy, the main accused, and five others have been arrested in the case. The police have registered case of cheating and money circulation against the accused. Additional Commissioner of Police...
  • Shun British-era drills for bosses: Government to police chiefs 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Heads of central police organisations and departments have been directed by the government to shun British era "decorative" practices like a battery of junior staff "escorting" their bosses for official meetings and events. The government while issuing the directive said the junior staff should...
  • Delhi: Two policemen killed as speeding car hits barricade 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a fateful incident of policemen falling prey to road rage, two officers were killed in Delhi when a speeding car hit a police barricade on Sunday morning. Another policeman was left injured in the incident. It occurred in south-east Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area during the wee hours...
  • Do away with British-era drills for bosses: Government to police 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Government has issued a directive to the heads of central police organisations and departments to shun British-era "decorative" practices like a battery of junior staff "escorting" their bosses during their visits to government departments and events. Following the orders of the Union Home Ministry, central police organisations, departments...
  • Bengaluru youth handling pro-ISIS Twitter account booked for waging war against friendly nation 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. "He has confessed that he was operating the Twitter account for the last many years,"...
  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • Delhi rape: Accused's previous conduct will be considered, says Delhi Police Chief December 10, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi said that the number of helplines in control rooms had been increased after the Delhi rape. "Accused's previous conduct will also be considered. Will remind the court that the accused is a repeat offender," said Bassi. ...
  • States asked to deploy 'tourist police' for visitors' safety December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of the recent rape of a woman by a taxi driver in Delhi, the tourism ministry on Tuesday advised state governments and union territories to ensure safety and security of tourists by deploying `tourist police` at prominent spots. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha,...
  • Radio cabs in Kolkata under police radar December 9, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police have begun scrutinising safety measures being offered by cab services operating in the city, following the alleged rape of a woman executive by an Uber taxi driver in New Delhi, a senior traffic official said on Tuesday. The Kolkata Police are identifying and scrutinising safety measures put...
  • 17 prisoners escape while being taken to Chaibasa court; 14 police official suspended December 9, 2014

    Chaibasa: Over 17 prisoners on Tuesday tried to escape from jail van while they were being taken back from court to jail in Chaibasa, Jharkhand. In an attempt to stop the prisoners , police opened fire on them that left two of the absconding prisoner dead while three others critically injured....
  • Delhi rape: Police files FIR against Uber for violation of rules, cheating December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against cab service provider Uber for violation of rules and cheating. The case pertains to the alleged rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav in Delhi on on Friday. Though Uber's website claims that they do...
  • Uber officials to be questioned in Delhi rape case December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Officials of international taxi-booking service Uber will be questioned by police for the second consecutive day today in connection with the alleged rape of a 27-year-old finance company executive by its driver. Uber's General Manager (Marketing) Gagan Bhatia, who claims to be the in-charge of the company's India operations,...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver Yadav confesses to crime but shows no remorse December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav has confessed to raping the 25-year-old finance professional in a cab on Friday night. However, sources say that the Yadav showed no remorse for his act. Meanwhile, city's top police officials including the police chief have been called by the NSA to...
  • UP: 19-year-old rapes minor Dalit girl in Sambhal, held family captive for 3 days December 9, 2014

    Lucknow: In a shocker from Uttar Pradesh, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her 19 year-old neighbour in Sambhal. The girl and her family were allegedly held captive for three days before the accused fled away. The parents of the girl have registered an FIR against the accused. The...
  • Delhi Police may file FIR against Uber in rape case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is considering filing an FIR against Uber as investigators probing the rape of a 27-year-old woman have found "criminal negligence" and "abetment" to crime by the US-based cab company whose general manager was grilled on Monday. Uber's general manager (marketing) Gagan Bhatia, who claims to be the...
  • Delhi government bans, blacklists Uber cab services whose driver allegedly raped a passenger December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has banned all operations by private cab service Uber in the city following the alleged rape incident with immediate effect. The Transport Department has also blacklisted the company from providing any transport service in the NCT of Delhi in future. Meanwhile, the Uber cab driver...
  • Uber rape case accused a repeat offender, was earlier arrested in a sexual assault case in 2011: sources December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shocking details emerging from the probe reveal that Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav arrested for raping a 25-year-old finance executive in Gurgaon was arrested in 2011 as well on the charges of sexual assault. He had spent seven months in Tihar jail before being acquitted in the...
  • Protests outside Delhi Police headquarters over rape by Uber cab driver December 8, 2014

    Delhi saw protests on Sunday against the rape of a 25-year old girl by a Uber cab driver. Several people gathered in front of the Delhi Police headquarters to express their anger and disappointment. ...
  • Delhi Police arrests rape accused Uber cab driver after 25-minute chase, to be produced in court today December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after an Uber cab driver allegedly raped a young finance executive in Delhi, he was arrested from Mathura and will be produced in a Delhi court on Monday. The Delhi Police used 12 teams who were dispatched to Mathura to nab the 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav...